In 1995, the TEDC established the Community Economic Development Award (CEDA), to honor excellence and exceptional contributions of Texas communities in economic development. The criteria used to determine the CEDA recipients include:

  • Innovativeness
  • Transferability
  • Community commitment and leveragability
  • Measurable objectives
  • Ancillary benefits to the community

Little Elm submitted the application nominating the Hydrous Wakeboard Project.

Little Elm EDC summary of the application